#Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

  • Feature: Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Palesa Mokoenanyane from Johannesburg

    Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Palesa Mokoenanyane from Johannesburg

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 13, 2019

    "If each one of us makes even one small contribution, we really can make a huge impact." Read more

  • Article: We Caught Up With Schoolgirls Impacted by Always’ Sanitary Pad Programme in South Africa

    We Caught Up With Schoolgirls Impacted by Always’ Sanitary Pad Programme in South Africa

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Dec. 9, 2019

    No girl should be missing school because of their period. Read more

  • Article: A Year on From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, How Your Actions Are Already Changing Lives

    A Year on From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, How Your Actions Are Already Changing Lives

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 2, 2019

    Over $7 billion in commitments are set to impact 121 million lives — and it’s already happening. Read more

  • Article: Nedbank Committed to Boost Child Vaccinations at Mandela 100. Here's How It's Impacting Communities in South Africa.
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    Nedbank Committed to Boost Child Vaccinations at Mandela 100. Here's How It's Impacting Communities in South Africa.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 2, 2019

    “We need to be the kind of society where every child thrives.” Read more

  • Article: How Companies Are Turning the Tide of Plastic Pollution in Kenya

    How Companies Are Turning the Tide of Plastic Pollution in Kenya

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Coca-Cola Africa|Nov. 22, 2019

    Coca-Cola Africa and PET Recycling Company (PETCO) are combating "rampant" littering in Kenya. Read more

  • Article: Beyoncé's Designer Bets on 'Made in Africa' Fashion to Create Jobs

    Beyoncé's Designer Bets on 'Made in Africa' Fashion to Create Jobs

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 5, 2019

    Sarah Diouf hopes to open a production facility with 100 to 150 tailors. Read more

  • Article: Oprah Winfrey Is Looking for African Women Who Are Passionate About Public Service

    Oprah Winfrey Is Looking for African Women Who Are Passionate About Public Service

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Gaëlle Langué|Sept. 9, 2019

    The Oprah Winfrey Foundation is offering fully funded scholarships to study at New York University Read more

  • Article: 6 Months After Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, Here's How Partners Are Honouring Their Commitments

    6 Months After Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, Here's How Partners Are Honouring Their Commitments

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 17, 2019

    “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.” Read more